A: No. The MS400 MultiSaw was designed exclusively to utilize the increased performance of the Dremel 4000, 400 and 8200 rotary tools.
A: The saw comes standard with an MS400 MultiSaw Wood blade that can make straight and curved cuts in soft materials such as plastic, soft wood, and hard wood up to 1/2" thick. Refer to blade manufacturer’s recommendations for additional material usage.
A: Yes. You can plunge cut in soft materials (drywall, soft wood).
A: First, remove the tool's nose cap, collet and collet nut. Next, thread the MS400 MultiSaw drive on the tool. Finally, align the 2 tabs on the MultiSaw with the notches on the rotary tool and tighten the quick-attach coupling. See page 15 for illustrated attachment instructions.
A: No. while the MultiSaw has reciprocating cutting action, it is not intended for heavy-duty demolition work like a recip saw. What it is intended for is cutting in confined spaces that a jigsaw or recip saw cannot reach.
A: The MultiSaw performs best at high speeds. You can user lower speeds on softer materials, such as plastics.
A: It is easiest to hold the MultiSaw in one hand and tool in the other hand. See page 15 for illustrated holding instructions.
A: The tool comes with a general-purpose Wood blade, and there is a replacement blade set (#550) that contains a Wood straight-and-curve-cut blade, and Wood clean-cut blade, and a Metal straight-and curve-cut blade. The MultiSaw was designed to use any standard U- or T-shank jigsaw blade.
A: The blades are easily changed using a 2.5mm Allen wrench. One is provided with the saw.
A: No. It is properly lubricated at the factory to last the life of the tool.
A: The Planer performs best at high speeds.